Saint Etienne – Arsenal and Chelsea are reportedly competing for signature wonderkid France, Allan Saint-Maximin, which is currently strengthening Saint–Etienne.
Saint–Maximin look quite impressive this season and make a lot of clubs began to glance at it. He was able to bring Saint–Etienne to sit in fourth while the French league.
Saint–Maximin usually appear as an attacking midfielder and has a bright future is predicted to follow the footsteps of French legend Zinedine Zidane.
The appearance of the 17-year-old caught the attention of Chelsea and Arsenal. The Blues believed to be slightly ahead of the Gunners since it has good relations with Saint–Etienne. Jose Mourinho’s side was never recruited Kurt Zouma of Saint–Etienne in January.
But it does not mean that Arsenal did not have a chance. Gunner has a figure of French coach Arsene Wenger, who could be the attraction for Saint–Maximin. Moreover, the North London club is known slick in honing young talent.
Anyone who wants to bring in Saint–Maximin, they have to wait until next season. Currently Saint–Etienne middle look good, and they certainly do not want to remove the key players in the middle of the season or the January transfer window. –